they're seeing -- >> isn't this normal tightening, closing? >> well, some of it, yes. absolutely. and some of its effect that they've had a big fund raising advantage. and they've used that for tv ads. when you're divining your opponent as not the best person in the world, and your opponent isn't on tv, those numbers aren't going to help a little bit. the question is in the next month we're going to see republicans get on tv. do those numbers snap back to where they were in august when democrats were kind of woe is me, and the house is gone, and the senate is gone, and, you know, we're going to lose everything, or do the gains that they've made, and these are marginal. we're not talking about big gains. republicans are still going to pick up seats, andrea. but do they hold? that's what everyone is in a wait and see pattern right now. the thing we do know for sure, very volatile electorate.